Daycare is often become an alternative for parents who can’t take care of their children for a while. Parents can rely on the following three daycares in Jakarta which are guaranteed to be able to take care of your children well while being left to work.
Nestled in Kemang, South Jakarta, Kupu Kupu was founded in 2012 and is open to children from the ages of 3 months to 4 years old. Open from 07.00 – 18.00. The daycare has a front and back yard for children to play in. There are also a terrace, drawing room, audio visual space, mini library and function room.
Children are divided into baby and toddler groups. Even so, they are allowed to learn and play together. With a caregiver ratio of 1:2 (baby) and 1:4 (toddler). Kupu-Kupu’s program aims to develop children’s motor skills through activities including learning to share and recognizing their environment. Children are also taught to be responsible by organizing their toys and clearing up their plates. Eventually, parents will get a daily report book.
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2. Little Elephant
This daycare is located in a house within a residential area in South Jakarta. Little Elephant welcomes children of ages ranging from 2 months to 4.5 years. Operating from 07.00 – 18.00, its interior is painted in soft colors as the owners believe it helps children to be more focused and relaxed.
Little Elephant’s owner has a formal Montessori background, hence she applies this method in the program. Developed by Maria Montessori, it highlights children’s independence, freedom and development. Children are divided into two classes based on their age; baby and toddler, with the caregiver ratio at 1:3 (baby) and 1:5 (toddler). The program is based on monthly themes with weekly sub-themes.
Other activities include swimming, field trips, science and art experiments and training for children’s motor skills. On Fridays, the toddlers visit the nearest park to do some sports and interact with nature. Little Elephant also provides detailed daily and weekly reports for parents.
In collaboration with Setiabudi health clinics, the daycare staff will inform parents about vaccines and vitamin A. The children have their own check-ups with a pediatrician every four months, a dentist every six months and a psychologist every six months.
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Address: Jl. Salak No. 34 Guntur, Setiabudi, South Jakarta
Phone Number: 021 835 3675 / 081510611545
3. Happy Tree House
Founded in 2015, Happy Tree House nurtures children of ages ranging from 2.5 months to 7 years old. They also have an after-school class for kids above 5 years old who come at noon. Happy Tree House operating from 07.00 – 18.15, it also has indoor and outdoor playgrounds.
Happy Tree House's program is based on milestones laid down by the government with activities based on the children’s age and ability. Aside from swimming and field trips once every two months, it also provides baby massages and nail-trimming. The ratio caregivers and children is 1:3, supervised by a “shadow caregiver”. Parents will receive reports daily and every three months.
Happy Tree House collaborates with Setiabudi health clinics for vaccines and other government childcare programs. It also provides pediatrician visits once every three months and a psychologist visit once a year. All of the staff also receive medical check-ups every three months.
Happy Tree House
Address: Jl. Setia Budi VI Gg. IV No.2, Karet Kuningan, Setiabudi, South Jakarta
Phone Number: 0812 8298 2473 (WA only)
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